Take Charge Today
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TAKE CHARGE TODAY (formerly Family Economics and Financial Education, aka FEFE) offers activity-based lesson plans, free classroom materials, teacher training, newsletters, and online resources. Assessment tools including pre and post-tests, multiple choice test banks, simulations and unit assessments are provided.

Take Charge Today
The University of Arizona
Published / Released Year
Publication Schedule for Series or Periodical
Continual updates
Resource Categories
Resource Type
Assessment/Test, Calculator/App/Software, Comprehensive Curriculum/Program, Downloadable resources, Teaching Guide , Website, Workbook/Activity Sheet
Target Users
Parent, home school, Teacher, classroom or after school
Grade Level
7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, College & young adult
Order Phone Number
(520) 621-3998
Jump$tart Standards
  • CD1 - Analyze the costs and benefits of various types of credit
  • EI1 - Explore job and career options
  • EI2 - Compare sources of personal income and compensation
  • FDM1 - Recognize the responsibilities associated with personal financial decisions
  • FDM2 - Use reliable resources when making financial decisions
  • FDM4 - Make criterion-based financial decisions by systematically considering alternatives and consequences
  • FDM8 - Use a personal financial plan
  • I1 - Explain how investing may build wealth and help meet financial goals
  • I2 - Evaluate investment alternatives
  • I3 - Demonstrate how to buy and sell investments
  • RMI1 - Identify common types of risks and basic risk management methods
  • RMI2 - Justify reasons to use property and liability insurance
  • RMI3 - Justify reasons to use health, disability, long-term care and life insurance
  • SS1 - Develop a plan for spending and saving
  • SS3 - Describe how to use different payment methods
  • SS4 - Apply consumer skills to spending and saving decisions

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2 Reviews
  • Review made at 05:04pm on November 4th, 2018 by kimberly.goff@marion.kyschools.us
    Lesson plans are easy to follow and include a variety of pedagogy methods to fit multiple learning styles. Resources are easily modified.
  • Review made at 02:19pm on November 4th, 2018 by joey.running@albany.k12.or.us
    TCT is a complete, comprehensive curriculum for classroom educators. My students enjoy the active-teaching lessons!